Nolan Arenado used his fingertips to evade a tag at home and score a run
There's a particular art to successful slides. Sometimes, it's not enough to merely get your feet down and hope for the best.
Arenado was on first base with two outs and
The super slo-mo was necessary on this call, as despite home-plate umpire Jordan Baker's ruling, it seemed like Maldonado got the tag in. The Angels challenged, but upon further review, Arenado's fingers just barely crept in under Maldonado's glove (à la
"That was big for Nolan to score right there from first," Story told MLB.com's Thomas Harding after the game. "Pretty sweet slide right there. I thanked him for that."
Clearly, Arenado's dexterity is not limited to his defensive prowess.